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Financially Savvy Retirement Tips For Boomers

We’ve worked, we’ve saved, we’ve planned, and now we’ve reached it: RETIREMENT! If you’ve ever played the board game “Life,” you know that the “winner” is the one with the most money in his or her coffers, and who drives his or her plastic car to the sprawling plastic mansion on the hill to live […]

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Active Adult’s One Word for January: HEALTH

The One Word Project has slowly but surely been replacing New Year’s resolutions since its mainstream introduction in 2008, in part because it provides a focus on something positive, rather than on identifying (and trying to “fix” a problem). EMOTIONAL HEALTH is a great place to begin, especially since we’re just coming off the excitement […]

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Twelve New-Home Wishes from Windsong

  On the first day at Windsong, we wish for you to be Joyful and living stress-free   On the second day at Windsong, you’ll wake up and will see Your spacious master bedroom And you’re joyful and living stress-free   On the third day at Windsong, you sip your morning tea In your serene […]

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Active Adults Anticipate New Year “Resolutions”

In the midst of the Holiday Season, we realize that a New Year is just around the corner. Whether you make resolutions, practice “one word,” or simply want to use the calendar as a jumping-off point for self-improvement, health experts agree that focusing on just a few positive changes can have a significant impact on […]

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Holiday Traditions… In Paper & Ink

The weather outside is frightful(-ly warm, for mid-December), but don’t worry: holiday traditions such as tree-lighting ceremonies, parades, decorating, and shopping are full-speed ahead (full-steam, if it stays this warm!) Letter-writing and the mailing of greeting cards is still alive and well, as far as traditions go, even though many folks send their greetings via […]

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Active Adults, Families Encouraged To Tell Stories

Thanksgiving Day, 2016 marked the 8th anniversary of the National Day of Listening, an initiative launched in 2008 to encourage families to ask questions, tell stories, and LISTEN to one another. It’s a neat concept, which was born out of the Story Corps project, and which draws upon the fact that the United States is […]

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5 Ways To Make Moving Easier For Active Adults

  Windsong has been building homes for Active Adults for more than a dozen years (as Windsong, that is. Our team has been at this for a LOT longer than that!) and one of the things we hear most often is, “how am I going to fit all of my stuff in a smaller home?” […]

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Set Me Free… To Live the Active Adult Lifestyle

A Boomer Poem based on “You Keep Me Hangin’ On,”performed by The Supremes 50 years ago, in November 1966   It set me free, my Windsong home Outdoor living’s in my Windsong home I really love my Windsong home This lifestyle is catching on! We’re finished with the great big house, so this lifestyle’s catching […]

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Fall Foliage Sites for Active Adults

Ask anyone in the South what the top three pastimes are in fall, and the answer will be quite alliterative: Football Festivals and FOLIAGE! Georgia is home to dozens of state parks that are perfect for enjoying nature’s artwork, but pretty much anywhere in the foothills and mountains of North Georgia will provide a visual […]

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Boomer Gardens and Planting Zones

Planting vegetables and flowers should be as easy as popping a few seeds in some decent potting soil, adding water and sunlight, then sitting back while nature does its work. Alternately, gardeners might go to the local nursery, choose a few plants from the selection, providing sunlight and watering as needed. Alas, that is not […]

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